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Trump's court pick reaches out, but Democrats still wary
In daily visits to Senate offices, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch tries to make clear to Democrats that he's an independent thinker
As Gorsuch Comes to the Hill, Democrats Divided on a Plan
With small talk of his resume and home state of Colorado, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch began making the rounds on Capitol Hill Tuesday, as lawmakers prepared for battle over his confirmation to the nation’s highest court. Gorsuch spent his day in a flurry of meetings
The Note: Trump Goes With Gorsuch
Trump’s First 100 Days with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 13 THE BIG STORY: There’s nothing like a Supreme Court selection to get Washington back on its respective sides. President Trump’s selection of Judge Neil Gorsuch had an immediate effect of galvanizing and unifying
Democrats Boycott Committee Votes on Trump's Picks for Treasury and Health and Human Services
Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee this morning boycotted scheduled votes for two of President Donald Trump ’s cabinet picks, arguing the nominees had lied to the committee about their business or investment dealings. The move seemed to take Republicans on the committee by surprise and
Democrats Grill Trump HHS Nominee Over Stock Trades, Obamacare Plans
Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of Health and Human Services, fended off accusations from Democrats that he acted improperly as a member of Congress by trading shares of a pharmaceutical company, while offering few concrete details about the president’s plans
The Note: Trump Claims Unsubstantiated Voter Fraud (Again)
Trump’s First 100 DAYS with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and RYAN STRUYK Day No. 5 THE BIG STORY: He can’t help himself, and he isn’t helping himself. It may have only been a few throwaway lines in his private meeting with lawmakers, but President Trump has managed to again hijack his own early narrative.
The Note: Inauguration Day
100 DAYS with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and RYAN STRUYK THE BIG STORY: For a moment, through the familiar pageantry and punditry, it will seem normal. But there’s nothing normal about this moment, and absolutely nothing predictable about the governing style of the incoming president. This is a pivot point
Treasury Pick Exchanges Barbs With Senator at Hearing
Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, grilled Steve Mnuchin on his role at IndyMac, a failed bank that was seized by the U.S. government.
Obama Says John Glenn 'Lifted the Hopes of a Nation'
The death of legendary astronaut John Glenn sparked an outpouring of tributes, including from President Obama, who said the space pioneer "lifted the hopes of a nation." "With John's passing, our nation has lost an icon and Michelle and I have lost a friend," Obama said. "John spent his life